The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 85 99
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 34 43 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.61% 2.47% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.77% 14.63% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 23
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £35,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
LAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
172 294 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.28% 16.90% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 132 200 229
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +20 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Chester +2 3 £27,500 -37.14%
Runcorn -3 3 - - 1
Wilmslow +4 2 £36,000 -12.19%
Alderley Edge - 2 £52,500 - 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 59 (90.77%) WAN
2 36 (55.38%) Cisco
3 30 (46.15%) VMware
4 24 (36.92%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (35.38%) CCNA
5 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
6 22 (33.85%) Windows
7 20 (30.77%) Juniper
8 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
8 18 (27.69%) ITIL
9 17 (26.15%) CCNP
10 16 (24.62%) Project Management
10 16 (24.62%) Firewall
10 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (21.54%) DNS
11 14 (21.54%) DHCP
12 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (18.46%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (18.46%) VPN
13 12 (18.46%) VoIP
14 11 (16.92%) Network Security
15 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
15 10 (15.38%) Broadband
16 9 (13.85%) Unix
16 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
16 9 (13.85%) Linux
16 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) JBoss
3 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) PaaS
2 3 (4.62%) SaaS
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (90.77%) WAN
2 16 (24.62%) Firewall
3 14 (21.54%) DHCP
3 14 (21.54%) DNS
4 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (18.46%) VoIP
5 12 (18.46%) VPN
5 12 (18.46%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (16.92%) Network Security
7 10 (15.38%) Broadband
8 8 (12.31%) BGP
9 6 (9.23%) Wireshark
10 5 (7.69%) DWDM
10 5 (7.69%) Wireless
11 4 (6.15%) MPLS
11 4 (6.15%) VLAN
12 3 (4.62%) ADSL
12 3 (4.62%) CTI
12 3 (4.62%) H.323
12 3 (4.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Back Office
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Network Engineer
2 21 (32.31%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) IT Support
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Network Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) Middleware
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.15%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.62%) EPoS
4 3 (4.62%) IVR
5 2 (3.08%) Life Science
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.85%) Linux
5 9 (13.85%) Unix
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL
2 16 (24.62%) Project Management
3 7 (10.77%) Network Design
3 7 (10.77%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (10.77%) Open Source
4 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.69%) Network Optimisation
4 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 5 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.08%) High Availability
7 2 (3.08%) Network Management
7 2 (3.08%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.08%) SDLC
7 2 (3.08%) SOA
7 2 (3.08%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) Perl
1 5 (7.69%) Python
1 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.08%) C#
2 2 (3.08%) PHP
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.54%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (35.38%) CCNA
3 17 (26.15%) CCNP
4 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (10.77%) CCIE
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.23%) MCP
7 5 (7.69%) Degree
7 5 (7.69%) JNCIP
7 5 (7.69%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.08%) CCENT
8 2 (3.08%) MCSE
9 1 (1.54%) APMP
9 1 (1.54%) CISSP
9 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (55.38%) Cisco
2 30 (46.15%) VMware
3 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
4 20 (30.77%) Juniper
5 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.23%) Palo Alto
7 5 (7.69%) Citrix
8 4 (6.15%) HP
9 3 (4.62%) Avaya
9 3 (4.62%) Cognizant
9 3 (4.62%) Dell
9 3 (4.62%) Genesys
9 3 (4.62%) Intel Security
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle
9 3 (4.62%) Samsung
9 3 (4.62%) Sophos
10 2 (3.08%) CommVault
10 2 (3.08%) F5
10 2 (3.08%) Lotus
10 2 (3.08%) NetApp
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: £20,080.52 per annum +£2,500 Annual Bonus, Saturday Overtime
Posted: 10 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago